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Homovanillic acid

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenylacetic acid, HVA
Linear Formula:
HOC6H3(OCH3)CH2CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
182.17
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2213447
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥97.0% (HPLC)

form

neat

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

141-143 °C
142-145 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical

format

neat

SMILES string

COc1cc(CC(O)=O)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C9H10O4/c1-13-8-4-6(5-9(11)12)2-3-7(8)10/h2-4,10H,5H2,1H3,(H,11,12)

InChI key

QRMZSPFSDQBLIX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Homovanillic acid may be used as a reference standard in the determination of homovanillic acid in samples of human cerebrospinal fluid using gas chromatography coupled with electron capture detector.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

storage_class_code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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